Local Member Chapters

Midwest Member Chapter Established 1915
Chapter territory includes Northwestern Indiana, Northern Illinois, Wisconsin, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa


Bijay Prakash
Cleveland-Cliffs Indiana Harbor

Vice Chair
Ted Vrehas
Graycor Industrial Constructors Inc.

Kurt Schmiegel
DLZ Industrial, LLC

Ron Smolen
H.A. Smolen Co.

Upcoming Meetings

Golf Outing

Date: 13 June 2022    Location: Sand Creek Country Club, Chesterton, Indiana
Contact: Jason Strobel, +1.219.363.7927   jstrobel@integratedmillsystems.com 

Golf Outing

Date: 18 August 2022    Location: White Hawk Country Club, Crown Point, Indiana
Contact: Kurt Schmiegel +1.219.405.3440   kschmiegel@dlz.com 

Chapter Scholarship

The Midwest Member Chapter awards up to fourteen (14) scholarships, totaling up to $42,000 per year.

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Student Chapter Contacts

Find out what Midwest universities are included in AIST’s worldwide network of student chapters.

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Chapter History

Learn about the people and events that contributed to the establishment of AIST’s Midwest Member Chapter.

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Get Involved

Make the choice to invest in your future and the future of steel by actively participating in the Midwest Chapter.

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New Chapter Members

View Members who have joined the Midwest Chapter in the last 30 days.

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